Love Your Abs #4

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Have you ever heard the saying that “great abs are made in the kitchen, not in the gym”?

Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 2.24.10 PMObviously, I’ve spent the last 3 weeks sharing ab workouts so I do believe in working those muscles to create a strong and stable core but I wouldn’t being doing anyone any good if I didn’t touch on the importance of a healthy diet, especially if you’re really looking to shape up your mid-section.

  • Eat your veggies (lots)
  • Limit your sugar intake (especially refined sugar and carbohydrates)
  • Drink a lot of water (lots)
  • Increase fiber & lean proteins (think quinoa, salmon, egg whites)
  • Eat healthy fats (think avocado, olive oil, nuts)


Or just think this:


If you’re interested in reading more, here are a couple great articles worth checking out:

10 Best Foods for Flat Abs via Fitness Magazine

Work It Out: The Ab Edition via Laura @ Sprint 2 The Table

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But I’m not going to leave you all without a great workout this week.  I want to re-share my Burpee Ab Blaster – this workout doesn’t disappoint and always leaves me tired and my abs burning.

Source: via Katie on Pinterest


I should also mention I tried the below ab workout over the weekend and it was definitely a great way to change things up but I would repeat this if you’re looking for a real ab burner to stand on it’s own.


Thanks for joining me for Love Your Abs February! I hope you were able to take something away and learn to love your abs a bit more. 🙂

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